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  • Drexel Representatives Join Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter’s Delegation to China

    PHILADELPHIA, November 29, 2012

    Drexel University representatives are participating in a delegation to China led by Philadelphia Mayor Michael A. Nutter in an effort to raise Philadelphia's international profile, develop business opportunities and renew discussions about direct flights between the city and that country.

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  • CNN’s Soledad O’Brien to Moderate Advance Screening of “Who is Black in America?” Documentary and Discussion

    PHILADELPHIA, November 28, 2012

    Drexel University will host an advance screening of the documentary “Who is Black in America?” part of a multi-part series moderated by CNN’s Soledad O’Brien which explores issues of colorism and identity.

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  • Drexel’s Impact on Pennsylvania’s Economy: $2.4 Billion According to Econsult Study

    PHILADELPHIA, November 26, 2012

    Drexel University’s annual economic impact within Pennsylvania through its spending, increased earning power of alumni and the spending of students and visitors to Drexel is $2.4 billion, according to a new study by the Econsult Corporation that was released by the University. Drexel’s annual economic impact within the city of Philadelphia is $1.5 billion.

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    Innovation and Creativity Converge as Drexel Opens ExCITe Center

    PHILADELPHIA, November 26, 2012

    Music technology, humanoid robots, app development, video games, and digital knitting machines will converge with many other technologies in one creative space when Drexel University opens its Expressive and Creative Interaction Technologies (ExCITe) Center on Nov. 28.

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  • On Display in NYC: Non-Reversing Mirror Invented by Drexel Math Professor

    PHILADELPHIA, November 16, 2012

    When you look in a mirror, you see an image of yourself in reverse. But one odd mirror invented by mathematics professor Dr. R. Andrew Hicks at Drexel University shows your true face without reversing its image. That mirror is now on display as part of an art exhibition in New York City  through December 9.

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  • Hurricane Sandy

    Drexel Engineer Joins Post-Hurricane Sandy Regional Climate Research Effort

    PHILADELPHIA, November 15, 2012

    As recovery efforts in the wake of Hurricane Sandy continue, experts who study climate and impacts in urban areas are looking for ways to minimize the loss of life and livelihoods the next time an extreme weather event affects east coast cities. Among the group is Drexel's Dr. Franco Montalto, an assistant professor in the College of Engineering, who is looking at how infrastructure can be designed to minimize flooding.

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  • 2012 Drexel men's soccer

    Men's Soccer Earns First NCAA Tournament Berth Since 1972

    PHILADELPHIA, November 13, 2012

    Drexel’s men’s soccer team will be making its first NCAA Tournament appearance since 1972 this Thursday when it hosts Brown in a first-round game at Vidas Field at 4 p.m. Drexel earned the at-large bid after winning the regular season Colonial Athletic Association championship and posting a 12-3-3 record on the season.

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  • Security Magazine Ranks Drexel's Public Safety Program No. 3 Nationally

    PHILADELPHIA, November 12, 2012

    Security magazine has ranked Drexel University No. 3 in the nation for safety among colleges and universities for 2012. This marks the third consecutive year that Drexel ranked in the top 10. Drexel and the University of Pennsylvania, which ranked at No. 1, were the only two universities in Pennsylvania in the top 20.

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  • Drexel University Sacramento To Launch First Undergraduate Program in Sacramento

    SACRAMENTO, November 9, 2012

    Drexel University Sacramento announced it will begin offering its first undergraduate program in Sacramento in the fall of 2013.

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  • Men's soccer 2012

    Top-Seeded Men's Soccer Opens Conference Tournament Play

    PHILADELPHIA, November 9, 2012

    Drexel’s men's soccer team will play host to the Colonial Athletic Association Tournament this weekend, with semifinal games set for Friday evening and the championship game on Sunday afternoon. Drexel, the league's regular-season champion, will play Hofstra at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, All tournament games will be played at the Vidas Athletic Complex on 43rd and Powelton Ave.

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  • Massenat Mershon

    Drexel Basketball Opens 2012-13 Season This Weekend

    PHILADELPHIA, November 8, 2012

    Drexel’s men’s and women’s basketball teams will take the court on Friday to open the 2012-13 season. Both squads reached the Colonial Athletic Association Championship last year and return with equally high aspirations for this season. The men’s, who were picked to win the league in the preseason conference coaches/media poll, play at Kent State at 7 p.m. The women’s team, who are once again projected for a top-four finish in the conference, will travel to play at Providence with a 7 p.m. tip.

     

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  • Field Hockey huddle

    Drexel Field Hockey to Face No. 2 Princeton in NCAA Tournament

    PHILADELPHIA, November 8, 2012

    After winning its first ever Colonial Athletic Association title, Drexel’s field hockey team will face No. 2 Princeton (17-1) in the first round of the 2012 NCAA Championship on Saturday, Nov. 10. The Dragons (15-6) earned their first automatic bid by defeating the Northeastern Huskies in the conference championship, a 2-1 overtime affair. Drexel, ranked No. 15 in the nation, enters the NCAA tournament for the second time in the program's history.

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  • memory brain

    Making Memories: Drexel Researchers Explore the Anatomy of Recollection

    PHILADELPHIA, November 8, 2012

    With the help of data collected from intracranial electrodes implanted on epilepsy patients, researchers in Drexel’s School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems are getting a rare look inside the brain in hopes of discovering the exact pattern of activity that produces a memory.

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  • Drexel University Online Celebrates National Distance Learning Week

    PHILADELPHIA, November 7, 2012

    Drexel University Online will celebrate National Distance Learning Week (NDLW) with its sixth annual awards ceremony, honoring exceptional leaders, faculty and staff for their accomplishments and dedication to online learning, on Thursday, November 8 at Drexel University.

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  • CAA Field Hockey Champions

    Drexel Field Hockey Claims its First CAA Championship

    PHILADELPHIA, November 5, 2012

    A goal by sophomore Christina Conrad in the third minute of overtime gave Drexel Field Hockey its first Colonial Athletic Association Championship with a 2-1 victory over Northeastern. Playing on their home turf at Buckley Field in front of a capacity crowd, the Dragons came back from an early 1-0 deficit to claim their first conference title as a member of the CAA and earn an automatic bid in the NCAA Tournament.

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  • What the Election Means for Health Reform: Roundtable Discussion at the Academy of Natural Sciences, November 16

    PHILADELPHIA, November 2, 2012

    Experts in law, medicine and public health will explore prospects for the future of health reform and the health care system at What the Election Means for Health Reform, a roundtable discussion sponsored by Drexel University’s Earle Mack School of Law and School of Public Health at the Academy of Natural Sciences on November 16.

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  • DAC Pack

    Seven Drexel Teams Score 100 Percent on NCAA's Latest Graduation Success Rating

    PHILADELPHIA, November 1, 2012

    Seven of Drexel’s varsity athletic teams scored 100 percent on the latest Graduation Success Rate (GSR) announced by the NCAA. Overall, Drexel Athletics scored 92 percent on the GSR.

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  • women's soccer team

    Drexel Athletics Caps Historic Fall Season

    PHILADELPHIA, November 1, 2012

    For the first time in the history of Drexel athletics, the Dragons will send three teams to their respective conference tournaments following a tour de force by the school’s squads this fall. Drexel’s field hockey team will host the Colonial Athletic Association Championship this weekend after earning the top seed. The second-seeded women’s soccer team will travel Williamsburg, Va. to play in the tournament semifinals on Friday, while the men’s team wraps up its regular-season run against James Madison with a chance to earn the top spot in its tournament.

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